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February 26, 2020

Bridgeview Elementary School Hosts Annual Literacy Night

Bridgeview Elementary School hosted its annual Literacy Night, “Lights, Camera, Read” on January 22. The event was truly a success. The Bridgeview School gymnasium and three of the classrooms were transformed into movie themed literacy activities. 

The families were delighted to take part in the literacy stations and also got to shop at the Book Fair that was taking place. 

All the students were entered into a book raffle with books provided by Bridgeview School’s PTO. 

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Elizabeth and her little brother having fun coloring by sight word! 

February 19, 2020

Students Demonstrate Automotive Skills

The auto students at Reavis High School participated in Moraine Valley’s Automotive Skills Qualifying Competition. Congratulations and good luck to Mark Castellanos, 1st place Reavis finisher, and Alex Kaminski, 2nd place Reavis finisher, who are moving on to the Finals at the end of the month.

Pictured, left to right: Mateusz Ciaranek, Grzegorz Chlebek, Mark Castellanos, Edward Ramos, Paige Skuby. Not pictured: Alex Kaminski. 

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February 12, 2020

108 Spartans Meet 2nd Quarter Service Learning Requirements


Congratulations to 108 Oak Lawn Community High School Spartans for meeting the Service Learning graduation requirement during the 2nd quarter. This group of students collectively volunteered over 3,000 hours of their time in the school and community. Non-profit organizations in the community rely on volunteers in order for their organization to exist; they could not do what they do without your help, and know that they are very grateful for the time you give them. 

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Junior Chloe Artus volunteering for Operation Santa Claus.

February 5, 2020

POWW Entertainment Comes to Park District

Join the Bridgeview Park District on Saturday, February 22nd as they host the POWW Entertainment family friendly wrestling event! The doors will open at 6 p.m. and the fun and action will start at 7 p.m. 

Bring the entire family to cheer on your favorite wrestling hero. You won’t want to miss this event. The event will take place at the Bridgeview Park District Sports Complex Gymnasium, 8100 S. Beloit Ave., Bridgeview. 

Advance ticket prices are $15 per person. Ticket purchases can be made in person or online at Ticket prices at the door will be $20 per person.

For more information, call the Park Office at 708-594-1818. 

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